20th Century

The Good Left Undone

By Adriana Trigiani - Published 2022



Matelda Roffo (maiden name Cabrelli) is an 81-year-old matriarch, following generations of Cabrelli gem cutters and goldsmiths in the coastal town of Viareggio, ...Read Review

The Wolves in Winter (The Wolves WW2 Series)

By Philip K. Allan - Published 2022



Early in WW2, in order to help Russia with wartime shortages, Britain promised to send them food, ammunition and military equipment. As transport ...Read Review

The Pilot’s Girl

By Catherine Hokin - Published 2022



The Pilot’s Girl is the second book in the Hanni Winter series.  While it can be read as a standalone, I would ...Read Review

The Young Accomplice

By Benjamin Wood - Published 2022



A novel about architecture, ambition, crime and guilt. It takes place in the early 1950s, and is set mainly on the Surrey farm ...Read Review

The Secret Wife

By Mark Lamprell - Published 2022


Its 1961 in the outer suburbs of Sydney. Edith Devine moves into a new home with her two daughters and husband, Charlie. As a ...Read Review

Two Women in Rome

By Elizabeth Buchan - Published 2022


The two women of the title are British expatriates living in Rome; Lottie lives there in the near-present, and Nina lives there in ...Read Review

The Dressmaker’s Daughter

By Linda Boroff - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Daniela is the daughter of a scholar and a seamstress in Yedinitz, Romania. In 1940, she is a young teen just on the cusp ...Read Review

The Sky Club

By Terry Roberts - Published 2022


A love story wrapped in a Depression-era moonshine-rich and jazz-bright adventure, The Sky Club is the fifth published novel from this native of ...Read Review

The Doctor’s Daughter

By Shari J. Ryan - Published 2022



In 1941, 16-year-old Sofia Amsler is quietly preparing for Shabbat in her family’s house near the Auschwitz concentration camp when she overhears Nazi ...Read Review

Wartime Friends

By Margaret Dickinson - Published 2022



1938. Fears of war are prevalent. Eighteen-year-old Carolyn lives on a farm on the Lincolnshire coast with her parents and fifteen-year-old brother, Tom. Carolyn’...Read Review

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